Gregory Norman

Summary

Affiliation: University of California
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Classification accuracies of physical activities using smartphone motion sensors
    Wanmin Wu
    Center for Wireless and Population Health Systems, Department of Family and Preventive Medicine, University of California, San Diego, La Jolla, CA 92093 0811, United States
    J Med Internet Res 14:e130. 2012
  2. pmc Perceived neighborhood environment and physical activity in 11 countries: do associations differ by country?
    Ding Ding
    Department of Family Preventive Medicine, University of California San Diego, La Jolla, California, USA
    Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act 10:57. 2013
  3. pmc Fruit and vegetable intake and eating behaviors mediate the effect of a randomized text-message based weight loss program
    Gregory J Norman
    Department of Family and Preventive Medicine, University of California, La Jolla, CA 92093 0811, USA
    Prev Med 56:3-7. 2013
  4. doi request reprint Neighborhood preference, walkability and walking in overweight/obese men
    Gregory J Norman
    Department of Family and Preventive Medicine, University of California, San Diego, CA, USA
    Am J Health Behav 37:277-82. 2013
  5. pmc Brief scales to assess physical activity and sedentary equipment in the home
    Dori E Rosenberg
    Joint Doctoral Program in Clinical Psychology, San Diego State University and the University of California, San Diego, CA, USA
    Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act 7:10. 2010
  6. pmc Compliance with behavioral guidelines for diet, physical activity and sedentary behaviors is related to insulin resistance among overweight and obese youth
    Jeannie S Huang
    Center for Wireless and Population Health Systems, Calit2 and Department of Pediatrics, University of California, San Diego and Rady Children s Hospital, 9500 Gilman Drive 0811, La Jolla, CA 92093, USA
    BMC Res Notes 4:29. 2011
  7. ncbi request reprint A randomized trial of a multicomponent intervention for adolescent sun protection behaviors
    Gregory J Norman
    Department of Family and Preventive Medicine, University of California, San Diego, La Jolla 92093, USA
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 161:146-52. 2007
  8. pmc Answering the "what works?". Question in health behavior change
    Gregory J Norman
    Editorial Office of the American Journal of Preventive Medicine and the Department of Family and Preventive Medicine, University of California San Diego, La Jolla, CA 92093 0811, USA
    Am J Prev Med 34:449-50. 2008
  9. ncbi request reprint Comparability and reliability of paper- and computer-based measures of psychosocial constructs for adolescent physical activity and sedentary behaviors
    Gregory J Norman
    Department of Family and Preventive Medicine, University of California, San Diego, La Jolla 92093, USA
    Res Q Exerc Sport 76:315-23. 2005
  10. pmc Reliability and validity of brief psychosocial measures related to dietary behaviors
    Gregory J Norman
    Department of Family and Preventive Medicine, University of California, San Diego, 9500 Gilman Drive Dept 0811 La Jolla, CA 92093, USA
    Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act 7:56. 2010

Research Grants

  1. Multilevel Mechanisms of Physical Activity Change
    Gregory Norman; Fiscal Year: 2007

Detail Information

Publications45

  1. pmc Classification accuracies of physical activities using smartphone motion sensors
    Wanmin Wu
    Center for Wireless and Population Health Systems, Department of Family and Preventive Medicine, University of California, San Diego, La Jolla, CA 92093 0811, United States
    J Med Internet Res 14:e130. 2012
    ..However, reliable and valid activity measurement using only a smartphone in situ has not been realized...
  2. pmc Perceived neighborhood environment and physical activity in 11 countries: do associations differ by country?
    Ding Ding
    Department of Family Preventive Medicine, University of California San Diego, La Jolla, California, USA
    Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act 10:57. 2013
    ..The current study examined whether associations between perceived attributes of neighborhood environments and physical activity differed by country...
  3. pmc Fruit and vegetable intake and eating behaviors mediate the effect of a randomized text-message based weight loss program
    Gregory J Norman
    Department of Family and Preventive Medicine, University of California, La Jolla, CA 92093 0811, USA
    Prev Med 56:3-7. 2013
    ..We hypothesized that fruit/vegetable intake and eating behaviors mediate the relationship between experimental condition and weight loss in a randomized trial evaluating a text-message based weight loss program...
  4. doi request reprint Neighborhood preference, walkability and walking in overweight/obese men
    Gregory J Norman
    Department of Family and Preventive Medicine, University of California, San Diego, CA, USA
    Am J Health Behav 37:277-82. 2013
    ..To investigate whether self-selection moderated the effects of walkability on walking in overweight and obese men...
  5. pmc Brief scales to assess physical activity and sedentary equipment in the home
    Dori E Rosenberg
    Joint Doctoral Program in Clinical Psychology, San Diego State University and the University of California, San Diego, CA, USA
    Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act 7:10. 2010
    ..abstract:..
  6. pmc Compliance with behavioral guidelines for diet, physical activity and sedentary behaviors is related to insulin resistance among overweight and obese youth
    Jeannie S Huang
    Center for Wireless and Population Health Systems, Calit2 and Department of Pediatrics, University of California, San Diego and Rady Children s Hospital, 9500 Gilman Drive 0811, La Jolla, CA 92093, USA
    BMC Res Notes 4:29. 2011
    ..abstract:..
  7. ncbi request reprint A randomized trial of a multicomponent intervention for adolescent sun protection behaviors
    Gregory J Norman
    Department of Family and Preventive Medicine, University of California, San Diego, La Jolla 92093, USA
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 161:146-52. 2007
    ..Interventions to improve sun protection behaviors in childhood have been based primarily in school and community settings, with little attention to the role of primary care physicians...
  8. pmc Answering the "what works?". Question in health behavior change
    Gregory J Norman
    Editorial Office of the American Journal of Preventive Medicine and the Department of Family and Preventive Medicine, University of California San Diego, La Jolla, CA 92093 0811, USA
    Am J Prev Med 34:449-50. 2008
  9. ncbi request reprint Comparability and reliability of paper- and computer-based measures of psychosocial constructs for adolescent physical activity and sedentary behaviors
    Gregory J Norman
    Department of Family and Preventive Medicine, University of California, San Diego, La Jolla 92093, USA
    Res Q Exerc Sport 76:315-23. 2005
    ..Average scale internal consistency was significantly higher for measures administered with the computer format compared to the paper format, but test-rest reliability estimates were not significantly different between formats...
  10. pmc Reliability and validity of brief psychosocial measures related to dietary behaviors
    Gregory J Norman
    Department of Family and Preventive Medicine, University of California, San Diego, 9500 Gilman Drive Dept 0811 La Jolla, CA 92093, USA
    Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act 7:56. 2010
    ..abstract:..
  11. ncbi request reprint Psychosocial and environmental correlates of adolescent sedentary behaviors
    Gregory J Norman
    Department of Family and Preventive Medicine, University of California, San Diego, La Jolla, CA 92093, USA
    Pediatrics 116:908-16. 2005
    ..To determine correlates of sedentary behaviors in adolescents through the examination of psychosocial and environmental variables...
  12. pmc A latent profile analysis of neighborhood recreation environments in relation to adolescent physical activity, sedentary time, and obesity
    Gregory J Norman
    Department of Family and Preventive Medicine, University of California, San Diego, La Jolla, CA 92093, USA
    J Public Health Manag Pract 16:411-9. 2010
    ..OBJECTIVEV: This study examined whether multivariate profiles of the neighborhood recreation environment were associated with adolescent physical activity, sedentary time, and obesity...
  13. ncbi request reprint Keeping it simple: encouraging walking as a means to active living
    Gregory J Norman
    Department of Family and Preventive Medicine, University of California, San Diego, CA 92037, USA
    Ann Behav Med 28:149-51. 2004
  14. ncbi request reprint Psychosocial correlates of dietary intake among overweight and obese men
    Athena S Hagler
    Program in Clinical Psychology, University of California San Diego, La Jolla, CA 92037, USA
    Am J Health Behav 31:3-12. 2007
    ..To investigate the relationship between theoretically based psychosocial constructs and dietary components among overweight men...
  15. ncbi request reprint Patterns of sedentary behavior among adolescents
    Marion F Zabinski
    Department of Family and Preventative Medicine, University of California, San Diego, La Jolla, CA, USA
    Health Psychol 26:113-20. 2007
    ..Reducing certain sedentary behaviors (e.g., watching television, using a computer) can be an effective weight loss strategy for youth. Knowledge about whether behaviors cluster together could inform interventions...
  16. ncbi request reprint Validation of the Neighborhood Environment Walkability Scale (NEWS) items using geographic information systems
    Marc A Adams
    Dept of Family and Preventive Medicine, University of California, San Diego, USA
    J Phys Act Health 6:S113-23. 2009
    ..Concurrent validity of Neighborhood Environment Walkability Scale (NEWS) items was evaluated with objective measures of the built environment using geographic information systems (GIS)...
  17. pmc A text message-based intervention for weight loss: randomized controlled trial
    Kevin Patrick
    Department of Family and Preventive Medicine, California Institute of Telecommunications and Information Technology, University of California, San Diego, 9500 Gilman Drive, La Jolla, CA 92093 0811, USA
    J Med Internet Res 11:e1. 2009
    ....
  18. pmc Reconceptualizing decisional balance in an adolescent sun protection intervention: mediating effects and theoretical interpretations
    Marc A Adams
    Joint Doctoral Program in Public Health Health Behavior Science, San Diego State University University of California, La Jolla, CA 92093, USA
    Health Psychol 28:217-25. 2009
    ..Understanding interrelationships between decisions, behavior, and consequences from multiple-theoretical perspectives can advance theory and inform development of more effective interventions...
  19. pmc Translating physical activity recommendations for overweight adolescents to steps per day
    Marc A Adams
    Joint Doctoral Program in Public Health, San Diego State University University of California, San Diego, California, USA
    Am J Prev Med 37:137-40. 2009
    ..This study aimed to determine the steps/day that correctly classifies adolescents as meeting the 60-minute recommendation using objective measures...
  20. pmc SAFETY study: alanine aminotransferase cutoff values are set too high for reliable detection of pediatric chronic liver disease
    Jeffrey B Schwimmer
    Division of Gastroenterology, Hepatology, and Nutrition, Department of Pediatrics University of California, San Diego School of Medicine, San Diego, California 92103 8450, USA
    Gastroenterology 138:1357-64, 1364.e1-2. 2010
    ..The appropriate alanine aminotransferase (ALT) threshold value to use for diagnosis of chronic liver disease in children is unknown. We sought to develop gender-specific, biology-based, pediatric ALT thresholds...
  21. pmc Do neighborhood environments moderate the effect of physical activity lifestyle interventions in adults?
    Jacqueline Kerr
    Department of Family and Preventive Medicine, University of California, San Diego, Calit2, Atkinson Hall, 3rd Floor, 9500 Gilman Drive, La Jolla, CA 92093 0811, USA
    Health Place 16:903-8. 2010
    ..Overweight women were more likely to increase their physical activity over time if they perceived better safety from traffic. This study suggests that psychosocial interventions can help men overcome environmental barriers to walking...
  22. pmc Covariation of adolescent physical activity and dietary behaviors over 12 months
    Dori E Rosenberg
    San Diego State University and University of California San Diego Joint Doctoral Program in Clinical Psychology, San Diego, California, USA
    J Adolesc Health 41:472-8. 2007
    ..Evidence of covariation among behaviors would suggest multi-behavior interventions could have synergistic effects...
  23. ncbi request reprint Randomized controlled trial of a primary care and home-based intervention for physical activity and nutrition behaviors: PACE+ for adolescents
    Kevin Patrick
    Department of Family and Preventive Medicine, University of California San Diego, 9500 Gilman Drive, MC 0811 La Jolla, CA 92093, USA
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 160:128-36. 2006
    ..This study evaluated a health care-based intervention to improve these behaviors...
  24. ncbi request reprint Developing an empirical typology for regular exercise
    Gregory J Norman
    PACE Project, University of California San Diego, 9500 Gilman Drive, Department 0811, La Jolla, CA 92093 0811, USA
    Prev Med 37:635-45. 2003
    ..Tailored interventions require the identification of distinct homogenous subgroups that will benefit from different intervention materials. One way to identify such subgroups is to use cluster analysis to identify an empirical typology...
  25. ncbi request reprint Diet, physical activity, and sedentary behaviors as risk factors for overweight in adolescence
    Kevin Patrick
    University of California, San Diego, San Diego State University, and Kaiser Permanente Medical Group, San Diego, CA 92093 0811, USA
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 158:385-90. 2004
    ..The proportion of overweight adolescents has increased, but the behavioral risk factors for overweight youth are not well understood...
  26. ncbi request reprint A framework for modeling health behavior protocols and their linkage to behavioral theory
    Leslie Lenert
    Health Services and Research and Development, Veterans Administration San Diego Healthcare System, USA
    J Biomed Inform 38:270-80. 2005
    ..Using this framework, we formally described the PACE-Adolescent protocol. Creating knowledge models such as this may lead to improvements in the design and evaluation of computerized health behavior protocols...
  27. pmc Body image and self-esteem among adolescents undergoing an intervention targeting dietary and physical activity behaviors
    Jeannie S Huang
    Department of Pediatrics, University of California, San Diego, San Diego, California, USA
    J Adolesc Health 40:245-51. 2007
    ..However, it is possible that interventions targeting behaviors associated with childhood obesity may also increase the likelihood of unhealthy eating and physical activity obsessions and behaviors...
  28. ncbi request reprint A randomized trial of a brief mental health intervention for primary care patients
    Ariel J Lang
    Department of Psychiatry, University of California, San Diego, CA, USA
    J Consult Clin Psychol 74:1173-9. 2006
    ..The treatment was well accepted by patients. This study provides good preliminary evidence for the effectiveness of this intervention...
  29. pmc Assessment of physical activity in middle-aged and older adults with schizophrenia
    Laurie A Lindamer
    Department of Psychiatry, University of California, San Diego, La Jolla, CA 92093, United States
    Schizophr Res 104:294-301. 2008
    ..The purpose of this study was to characterize PA and determine the test-retest reliability and concurrent validity of the Yale Physical Activity Scale (YPAS), a self-report measure, in persons with schizophrenia...
  30. ncbi request reprint A lifestyle intervention for older schizophrenia patients with diabetes mellitus: a randomized controlled trial
    Christine L McKibbin
    University of California, San Diego, CA, USA
    Schizophr Res 86:36-44. 2006
    ..We tested the feasibility and preliminary efficacy of a lifestyle intervention for middle-aged and older patients with schizophrenia and type-2 diabetes mellitus, using a randomized pre-test, post-test control group design...
  31. pmc A review of eHealth interventions for physical activity and dietary behavior change
    Gregory J Norman
    Department of Family and Preventive Medicine, University of California San Diego, La Jolla, CA 92093, USA
    Am J Prev Med 33:336-345. 2007
    ..To review eHealth intervention studies for adults and children that targeted behavior change for physical activity, healthy eating, or both behaviors...
  32. ncbi request reprint Evaluating a brief self-report measure of neighborhood environments for physical activity research and surveillance: Physical Activity Neighborhood Environment Scale (PANES)
    James F Sallis
    Dept of Psychology, San Diego State University, San Diego, CA, USA
    J Phys Act Health 7:533-40. 2010
    ..The current study evaluated test-retest and alternate-form reliability of PANES items compared with multi-item subscales from the longer NEWS-A (Neighborhood Environment Walkability Scale--Abbreviated)...
  33. doi request reprint Neighborhood Environment Walkability Scale for Youth (NEWS-Y): reliability and relationship with physical activity
    Dori Rosenberg
    Joint Doctoral Program in Clinical Psychology, San Diego State University and University of California, 3900 5th Avenue, Suite 310, San Diego, CA 92103, USA
    Prev Med 49:213-8. 2009
    ..To examine the psychometric properties of the Neighborhood Environment Walkability Scale-Youth (NEWS-Y) and explore its associations with context-specific and overall physical activity (PA) among youth...
  34. ncbi request reprint Psychosocial correlates of fruit, vegetable, and dietary fat intake among adolescent boys and girls
    Marion F Zabinski
    Department of Family and Preventive Medicine, University of California, San Diego, 9500 Gilman Drive, La Jolla, CA 92093 0811, USA
    J Am Diet Assoc 106:814-21. 2006
    ....
  35. ncbi request reprint Television viewing and hypertension in obese children
    Perrie E Pardee
    Department of Pediatrics, School of Medicine, University of California, Rady Children s Hospital and Health Center, San Diego 92103 845, USA
    Am J Prev Med 33:439-43. 2007
    ..However, the association between TV viewing and hypertension in children is unknown. This study aimed to identify whether TV watching is associated with hypertension in obese children...
  36. doi request reprint Reliability and validity of destination-specific barriers to walking and cycling for youth
    Holly Forman
    Department of Psychology, San Diego State University, San Diego, CA 92103, USA
    Prev Med 46:311-6. 2008
    ..To investigate the psychometric properties of a new measure of barriers youth encounter while walking to specific destinations and to validate the measure with self-reported walking to these destinations...
  37. ncbi request reprint Identifying high- and low-success smoking cessation subgroups using signal detection analysis
    Sonya B Norman
    VA San Diego Healthcare Systems and UCSD, MC116A4Z, San Diego, CA 92130, USA
    Addict Behav 31:31-41. 2006
    ..These smoker profiles may be useful in developing targeted smoking cessation interventions. Addressing perceived stress in smoking cessation interventions may help to improve smoking cessation success rates...
  38. ncbi request reprint Comparability and reliability of paper- and computer-based measures of psychosocial constructs for adolescent fruit and vegetable and dietary fat intake
    Athena S Hagler
    University of California San Diego, 9500 Gilman Dr, Department 0811, La Jolla, CA 92093 0811, USA
    J Am Diet Assoc 105:1758-64. 2005
    ..This study investigated the comparability and reliability of computer- and paper-based measures of psychosocial constructs related to fruit and vegetable and dietary fat intake among adolescents...
  39. doi request reprint Latent growth curve modeling of adolescent physical activity: testing parallel process and mediation models
    Scott C Roesch
    San Diego State University, San Diego, California, USA
    J Health Psychol 14:313-25. 2009
    ..However, mediation analyses did not reveal statistically significant intervention-mediated effects...
  40. pmc Patterns and correlates of physical activity and nutrition behaviors in adolescents
    Alvaro Sanchez
    Primary Care Research Unit of Bizkaia, Basque Health Service Osakidetza, Bilbao, Spain
    Am J Prev Med 32:124-30. 2007
    ..Knowledge of the prevalence, clustering, and correlates of multiple adolescent health behaviors can inform the design of health promotion interventions...
  41. pmc Independent evaluation of the California Tobacco Control Program: relationships between program exposure and outcomes, 1996-1998
    Louise Ann Rohrbach
    Institute for Health Promotion and Disease Prevention Research, Department of Preventive Medicine, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, Alhambra, 91803, USA
    Am J Public Health 92:975-83. 2002
    ..This study sought to determine the effects of the California Tobacco Control Program on tobacco-related attitudes and behaviors...
  42. ncbi request reprint Construct validity of physical activity and sedentary behaviors staging measures for adolescents
    Athena S Hagler
    San Diego State University University of California San Diego, Joint Doctoral Program in Clinical Psychology, USA
    Ann Behav Med 31:186-93. 2006
    ..To evaluate the construct validity of physical activity (PA) and sedentary behaviors (SB) staging measures for adolescents that incorporate the current national recommendations...
  43. pmc Patterns and correlates of multiple risk behaviors in overweight women
    Alvaro Sanchez
    Primary Care Research Unit of Bizkaia, Basque Health Services Osakidetza, Bilbao, Spain
    Prev Med 46:196-202. 2008
    ..Knowledge about the prevalence, co-occurrence, and correlates of lifestyle related behaviors of overweight women is needed to inform the design of health promotion interventions for weight loss...
  44. pmc A practice-sponsored Web site to help patients pursue healthy behaviors: an ACORN study
    Steven H Woolf
    Departments of Family Medicine, Epidemiology, and Community Health, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA, USA corrected
    Ann Fam Med 4:148-52. 2006
    ..We tested whether patients are more likely to pursue healthy behaviors (eg, physical activity, smoking cessation) if referred to a tailored Web site that provides valuable information for behavior change...
  45. ncbi request reprint Construct validity of the stages of change of exercise adoption for different intensities of physical activity in four samples of differing age groups
    Anja Schumann
    Ernst Moritz Arndt University Greifswald, Institute of Epidemiology and Social Medicine, Walther Rathenau Strasse 48, D 17487 Greifswald, Germany
    Am J Health Promot 16:280-7. 2002
    ..To examine whether the stages of change of exercise adoption appropriately address strenuous, moderate, and mild intensities of physical activity...

Research Grants4

  1. Multilevel Mechanisms of Physical Activity Change
    Gregory Norman; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..This research holds promise to advance both the underlying theory of physical activity research and the effectiveness of physical activity interventions. ..